Calcium

Sample type: Urine - 24 hour

Test name: Calcium

Special precautions & notes: See also 'Calcium excretion index'. Random samples from children should be sent to the laboratory immediately for acidification.

Reference range: Calcium output: 2.5 - 7.5 mmol/24 hour

Container: 24 hour (HCl acid - Red container)

Ideal volume (mL): n/a

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 3 days

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